Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00716
Claimant: Kumuhonua, Solomona
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kamakela
Statistics: 2451 characters 353 words
No. 716, Solomona Kumuhonua, Honolulu, September 18, 184 [1847]
N.R. 377-378v2

Greetings to you, the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my claim for my house lot which is in Honolulu, on the north side of the stream. The boundaries are as follows: north, the land of Paele; east, the lot of H. Wahine; south, the stream; west, the lot of Kaleimakalii.

This is an old interest, from /the battle of/ Nuuanu. Waikane had the interest at that time, upon his death it went to his keiki, Kailianu, and when Kailianu died, it was left to his wahine, Poowahine, and she is my wahine at this ....

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.... L. Kumuhonua

Paele, sworn, I have seen his place at Kamakela in Honolulu district - 2 land sections.

1. House lot with an enclosure and 1 house. The boundaries are:
Mauka, Hailama
Waikiki, a stream
Makai, Kaleimakalii
Ewa, my place.

2. 2 taro patches:
Mauka, Hailama
Waikiki, my place
Makai, Keoni
Ewa, Keaweluahi.

Kaha had given his land at the time of Kinau and living has been without objections to this time.

Wahie, sworn, Our testimonies are the same. No one has objected.

[Award 716; R.P. 2260; Kamakela Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; .79 Ac.]